What was that title…??

Have you ever found yourself remembering some wisp of a story, or an intriguing, nameless character, or perhaps hearing a wonderful quote and wanting to get a hold of the original text, but finding yourself stymied because you simply can not think of or figure out the title? The Library of Congress has a handy a web guide to help with this very problem!

Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes: How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowing its Title or Author gives you many time-saving strategies for locating those mis- and half-remembered resources.

Bear in mind that while Milne Library does not have access to all of the same databases as are listed in these guides, we do have our own literary resources, including:

Even more can be found on out Resources by Subject: Literature page, and if all else fails, you are always welcome to stop in at the Reference Desk and let our librarians give it a try!

About Bonnie J. M. Swoger
Science Librarian at SUNY Geneseo, a small, public liberal arts college. I am interested in scientific communication in general and how we teach students about how scientists share information.

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